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  • n. The study of narrative structure.


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  • Hemans's choice of narratology is remarkable because it raises the gendered politics of the travelogue genre.

    The Ruins of Empire: Nationalism, Art, and Empire in Hemans's Modern Greece

  • The talk also included several pointed gibes against "narratology" and the use of the term "narrative" as in "the Palestinian narrative," which she snarkily associated with a certain literary critic "who had an office at Columbia."

    Random literary round-up

  • Then you might be able to say some interesting things about the overlap between that narrative and stories from films or comic books, and about audience desires, and about the path-dependent nature of genres and many other things that I think "narratology" excels at.

    Ye Olde Disciplinary Punch-and-Judy Show

  • I think Jason's right that what I'm doing is identifying what the ludologists have called "narratology" as being something else entirely--really as being what I would call "the bad appropriative mode of cultural studies and literary criticism".

    Ye Olde Disciplinary Punch-and-Judy Show

  • Her research in cognitive narratology brings together literary modernism's representations of mind functioning and current cognitive science accounts of these processes.

    About This Edition

  • The second method seems to ignore or pay little attention to the genre elements and their contextual implications, choosing rather to focus solely on ideas of critical theory; narratology, structuralist construction, montage.

    Esotika wants your help « Jahsonic

  • It is one thing to "do" narratology or reader-response criticism or even Marxist criticism, and another to


  • Within this construction, narratology blends with ludology.

    Blake & Virtuality: An Exchange

  • The whole narratology of being a victim nowadays is really interesting, it seems …. lots of the reality shows are all over it, as is the compulsion about celeb scandals, and 9/11.

    Firedoglake » Late Nite FDL: Breaking The Code

  • Encompassing Bal's wide-ranging work in fields from critical theory and visual studies to narratology and feminist Bible scholarship, A Mieke Bal Reader brings together the best of her powerful essays, capturing a dynamic mind in peak form.

    The Chicago Blog: Press release: Bal, A Mieke Bal Reader


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